Entries in 'internet' (16)

Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Battlefield 4, Grand Theft Auto Online, Final Fantasy XIV, SimCity, Half-Life 2, Diablo III – the list of online launch disasters is hardly a small one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Deal struck for online piracy warning letters in UK

Deal struck for online piracy warning letters in UK

A rather archaic sounding deal between the entertainment industry and ISPs has been struck that will see warning letters sent to those suspected of piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 9:10AM in News
Internet abuse has become 'the new normal'

Internet abuse has become 'the new normal'

Former Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth has spoken of how a tirade of abuse from people on the internet affected his life and lost him his job.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Porn block threatens UK games firms

Porn block threatens UK games firms

UK games execs have expressed concerns over reports that game downloads are being inadvertently blocked as part of a UK crackdown on porn.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 10:13AM in News

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UK net porn filter could tamper League of Legends patching

UK net porn filter could tamper League of Legends patching

David Cameron’s brave new world of socially responsible internetting could interfere with League of Legends.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 10:27AM in News
5MB net connection needed for 'good' PS Now experience

5MB net connection needed for 'good' PS Now experience

Sony has laid down a benchmark for the internet connection quality needed for a decent streaming games experience with PlayStation Now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 10:36AM in News
FilesTube and TorrentReactor among 21 blocked websites in the UK

FilesTube and TorrentReactor among 21 blocked websites in the UK

The British courts have ordered ISPs to block a further 21 websites accused to sharing illegal material.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 10:54AM in News
2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

As well as taking retail by storm, Grand Theft Auto V has also dominated social networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 12:59PM in News

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Spurs launches internet kids' game Tottenham Turfies

Spurs launches internet kids' game Tottenham Turfies

London football club Tottenham Hotspur has launched a new children’s internet game called Tottenham Turfies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 11:35AM in News
Australian man wants to kill CAPTCHA

Australian man wants to kill CAPTCHA

A disabled internet user has begun a campaign that will attempt to rid the internet of CAPTCHA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 3:57PM in News
OPINION: Ignore Cameron's censorship plans at your [REDACTED] peril

OPINION: Ignore Cameron's censorship plans at your [REDACTED] peril

It is not yet known whether the ‘child protecting’ web censorship plans proposed by XXXXX XXXXXXXX David Cameron ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

The average internet user from anywhere in the world enjoys a connection speed of 3.1Mbps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 3:45PM in News

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Forza 5 will not require net connection on first play... but will to complete the game

Forza 5 will not require net connection on first play... but will to complete the game

Xbox One owners will not need to be connected to the internet to get Forza 5 working upon its initial install.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 2:25PM in News
Valve - provider of games to high-income households

Valve - provider of games to high-income households

Take an average internet user. Then take an internet user whose household income is £50,000 or more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 3:19PM in News
Xbox One pre-owned and online policies are "definitive", unlikely to change in near-term

Xbox One pre-owned and online policies are "definitive", unlikely to change in near-term

Those hoping for a swift U-turn from Microsoft look set for disappointment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 3:20PM in News
"We have a product for people who aren't able to get some form of connectivity, it's called Xbox 360"

"We have a product for people who aren't able to get some form of connectivity, it's called Xbox 360"

The public reaction to Xbox One’s online requirements is not realistic, Microsoft’s interactive entertainment business boss Don Mattrick has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 10:55AM in News